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Ratnagiri is a district with many popular holiday and tourist destinations to visit with your family and friends. At the same time it is also famous for its beautiful beaches. It has glorious history to explore; there are many prominent historical forts, temples, and many archaeological sites in Ratnagiri.

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Tourist Places in Ratnagiri

There is a lot to see and experience in Ratnagiri however the beaches in Ratnagiri dominate all other tourist attractions in Ratnagiri. Some of them are given below:

• Ganpatipule beach: Ganpatipule beach is very famous family picnic spot; it is situated at a distance of 26 kms from Ratnagiri. This beach offer series of beaches and many popular vantage points. You will get a stunning view of the Arabian Sea. Swayambhu Ganpati temple, which is located near the Ganapatipule beach, it is the most important attraction of Ganapatipule.

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• Mandvi beach: It is the most popular beach in Ratnagiri. It is a black sand beach; Mandvi houses the Ratnadurga fort to its west. Both Mandvi beach Ratnadurga fort this main tourist attraction forms a wonderful combination for tourist destination in Ratnagiri. You can say it is great place to hang-out with your friends& family.

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• Pawas beach: Pawas beach is 20 Kms on opposite sides is great picnic spots near Ratnagiri.

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• Aare-Waare beach: This twin beaches is popular for its beautiful sunset. Many tourist come to this beach to witness the wonderful sunset. It has one more specialty to admire, as it is surrounded by the sea on three sides of the beach.

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Some of the other attractions of Ratnagiri are:

• Panhalekaji

• Patit Pavan Mandir

• Marleshwar

• Ratnadurga Fort

• Thibaw Palace

• Jaigad Fort

To explore all the wonderful places which are given above, plan a trip with your family and friends. It is surely be one of the memorable holidays of yours.

Goa is the most wonderful place for a magnificent holiday with family and friends. It is the smallest state of India. Goa has a prosperous and diverse history to explore. People of Goa are very kind and they respect all the religions. Goa houses many famous churches and temples and with the people of various faith living together in harmoniously. Goa is a full holiday package as it has everything to explore. It is must visit place to experience a best holiday of your lifetime.

Some of the places in and around Goa are given below:

Beaches:

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Goa has crescent beaches which look like the new moon. Goa’s beaches are well known all over the world. Bounded by palm and coconut trees, it is blessed with 103 km of coastline with the most delightful beaches lapped by the wonderful Arabian Sea. Best part is that almost all the beaches are swimmer friendly, still for precaution there are lifeguards on all the popular beaches. It is very hard to select a perfect beach for staying during your vacation to enjoy the most. Some of them are mention below:

• Calangute

• Baga

• Anjuna

• Candolim

• Miramar

• Colva

Churches:

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Goa was once the administrative capital of the Portuguese empire. Due to so much contact and influence of Christianity, Old Goa is blessed with many numbers of churches, convent and chapels. With unmatched architectural beauty, it is also entitled as ‘Golden Goa’ or ‘Rome of the East’. Some of the churches are given below:

• Basilica Of BomJesus.

• Old GoaChurch Of Mae De Deus.

• Saligao.

• Bardez Chapel and Tomb of St. Francis XavierShrine Of The Holy Cross.

• Bambolim Church Of St. Francis Of Assisi, Old Goa Holy Spirit Church.

• Margao Chapel of St. Catherine, Old Goa Our Lady Of Grace Church.

• MargaoSt. Cajetan Church.

• Old Goa Our Lady Of Rosary Church.

• Navelim Mary Immaculate Conception Church.

• PanjimChurch Of Rachol,

• Margao Reis Magos Church.

• BardezSt. Jerome Church.

• Mapusa.

Wildlife Sanctuary:

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Goa has four wildlife sanctuaries for tourists who like to explore nature and wildlife. You will find different kind of flora and fauna; it also houses many animals and birds.

• Bhagvan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem National Park

• Bondla Forest

• Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary

• Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

So plan a vacation with your family and friends to this wonderful place for a mind-blowing vacation.

Ratnagiri is the very beautiful city which is also known as port city. It is located in the Konkan region i.e.. Western coast of an Arabian sea of Maharashtra. As the city is famous for the cultivation of Alphonso mangoes, many mango lovers visit this marvellous place from all around the world.

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Ratnagiri is also entitled as the Lake District of Maharashtra because it contains numerous lakes and beaches. Its pleasant climate and picturesque beauty attracts both domestic and international tourists. Presence of the Sahyadris and Arabian Sea makes Ratnagiri supernatural and one of the favourite tourist destination in India.

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We can feel the difference in air, when we entered Ratnagiri. The chilling atmosphere, unspoilt forest, beautiful calm beaches makes you fill refreshing and stress free. Most of the people visit Ratnagiri to feel the nature. The lush green coconut trees, unspoilt beaches and eye-catching greenery made it one of the most famous destinations in the Maharashtra.

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Points of Attraction in Ratnagiri.

  • Places Of Devotion: Ganpatipule, Hedvi, Parshuram [Chiplun], Hatis, Velneshwar, and Rajapur
  • Rock Shelter: Sangameshwar, Panhalekazi
  • Sea Banks: Kelshi, Guhaghar, Murud, Palshet, Velneshwar, Harne, Purnagad and Ganpatipule
  • Birth Place Of Prominent Personalities:Malgund, Ratnagiri, Palgad, Dapoli
  • Forts: Bankot, Ambolgad, Mandangad, Ratnadurg, Jaigad, Mahipatgad
  • Water Falls: Parshuram, Marleshwar, Prachitgad, Unhavare, Tural, Aravali.

This stunning city is gifted with the majestic hills, pretty seashore, creeks, beautiful rivers, hot water springs and waterfalls apart from the ancient forts and monuments. Situated on the coastal belt, Ratnagiri is blessed with virgin beaches that offer the fantastic sight of an ancient fort overlooking the harbour besides its silvery sands.

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Apart from all these above destinations, Ratnagiri is famous for the production of Juicy Alphonso mangoes, coconut and cashew nut and many more fruits. All these plus points of Ratnagiri are leading to increase the demand of hotels and lodges in Ratnagiri.